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Lifetime Receives Outfest Award

by babu Tue., Nov. 22, 2011 ,8:25 am EST

Representing Lifetime Networks, Nina Lederman, SVP Series Development, accepts the Guardian Award at this year’s annual Outfest Legacy Awards held at the Director’s Guild of America for the network’s commitment, support and positive depictions of LGBT characters and individuals.

“Lifetime reaches a vast mainstream audience, making it one of the gay community’s most valuable allies,” says Kirsten Schaffer, Executive Director of Outfest. “Through both its scripted and unscripted programming, including: Prayers for Bobby, Project Runway and Drop Dead Diva, Lifetime offers richly diverse portrayals of LGBT people that help Americans better understand and accept our community.”

OUTFEST is the world's leading organization dedicated to showcasing, protecting and nurturing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender film imagery and artistry.